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Disney’s Exciting Artist Lineup for Festival of the Arts

Disney's Exciting Artist Lineup for Festival of the Arts
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Disney Art fans will delight in the possibility of encountering artists at Festival of the Arts. Check out a fun new way to see who will be there during your dates!

Festival of the Arts

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The Epcot International Festival of the Holidays may be in full swing, but the International Festival of the Arts is just around the corner! The festival kicks off January 14, 2022 and runs through February 21, 2022.

Recently, Disney has been giving us details for this year’s festival. This includes details about the return of the popular Broadway Concert series, which showcases an impressive lineup of Broadway artists.

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Additionally, Disney has given us a peek at some of the fun food that is part of this year’s Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine. You can read all about this fun offering right here.

The Art

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The food and entertainment are exciting and welcome components of the festival. However, artwork is at the heart of the festival.

Walt Disney World Guests can delight in artwork of all kinds. Temporary sidewalk chalk art adorns the bridge to World Showcase. Guests can participate in a collaborative effort to bring a mural to life.

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Guest can shop for masterpieces. You might even catch the artists in the process of creating new pieces right before your eyes!

You might even want to become part of the art by diving right into a painting. Photo ops that allow you to become the subject matter can be found throughout the festival.

The Lineup of Artists

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Now, Disney has given us a look at the artists you may have a chance to encounter during the festival.

At the Disney Fine Arts Festival Market, you can enjoy works featuring a variety of artistic styles and media created by Disney Cast Members and visiting artists.

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  • Rosemary Begley
  • Brian Blackmore
  • Doug Bolly
  • David Buckley
  • Morgan Ditta
  • Will Gay
  • Kim Gromoll
  • Kent Hammerstrom
  • Alex Maher
  • John Nadaeu
  • Brett Owens
  • Robert Post
  • Don “Ducky” Williams
  • Darren Wilson
  • Joseph Yakovetic

At the WonderGround Gallery, you can see favorite Disney characters and themes brought to life through the inventive styles of these participating artists.

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  • Jasmine Becket-Griffith
  • Dylan Bonner
  • Nidhi Chanani
  • Joey Chou
  • John Coulter
  • Fenway Fan
  • Jeff Granito
  • Caley Hicks
  • June Kim
  • Jerrod Maruyama
  • McBiff
  • Dave Perillo
  • Stefani Rabideaux
  • Jason Ratner
  • Ann Shen
  • Ashley Taylor
  • Kristin Tercek
  • Chris Uminga

Finally, you can explore a variety of styles and innovative techniques from these featured artists and experiences.

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  • Crystal Dombrosky
  • Dave Avanzino
  • David E. Doss
  • HAF2Paint
  • Hobby Rockers
  • Julia Gabrielov
  • Larry Dotson
  • McCullough Art
  • Merideth Young
  • NameWorks
  • Noah Fine Art
  • Paola Gracey
  • Rob Kaz
  • Simone Amaduzzi
  • Spin Art
  • Sugarboo
  • Timothy Adebule “Bushman #1”
  • William Silvers

A Cool New Feature!

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If you are wondering who will be there during your dates, you are not alone! And now you can check out this cool new feature that lets you do just that!

Disney has a tool that lets you input your date range to see an overview of which artists will have work on display and where it will be. Additionally, the feature lists all artists who will be making live appearances.

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You can find the planning tool on the Walt Disney World Web Page by clicking “Plan a Visit to meet your favorite appearing artist” on any of the Festival of the Arts pages with artist information. Or you can go straight to it by clicking here.

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